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    although you probably do not know him, jeff waters, of benton arkansas passed last night. he was a friend and mentor. a darn good weldor. he got diagnosed with cancer and has been fighting it since january of last year. saturday he was rushed into the emergency room for bleeding from his lungs. he told me that it was time to see the big man. may he rest in peace finally

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  • #2
    My heartfelt condolences

    I'm sorry to hear about your friend, I'm sure he's gone to a better place. Dave
    If necessity is the Mother of Invention, I must be the Father of Desperation!

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    Another racing great gone but not to be forgotten.


    • #3
      Sorry to hear about your friend, lost a buddy in a car wreck 2 weeks ago we grew up together he was only 24.


      • #4
        My sympathies to his family and yours. I recall a family friend "bleeding out" from some sort of throat cancer. He knew too. He took a bath, got cleaned up and palced himself where he wouldnt make a mess and let it happen. My Granmother found him the next day. She was pretty upset. I hope this story isnt offensive to anyone... Lifes a real basher sometimes..
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        • #5
          I am very sorry to here of your loss of a close friend. I too have lost 2 very close friends of mine with-in the last 4 years. There is not a day go by that I do not think of them. I miss them dearly. I threw my back out a couple of weeks ago and was laid up in bed for a week and could not work. It was then I realized you can have a nice shop and all the tools and toys it can hold but if you dont have your health they are worthless.


          • #6
            god bless/rip

            Sorry to hear of your loss of your friend,may god bless his soul.
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            • #7
              No words for your loss other than I and many of us have gone through this tragic part of life before and we all deal with it differently. The loss of a friend is brutal and only time can heal this one. Your ability to move forward is a tribute to your friend by keeping memories alive.
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              • #8
                Sorry to hear that bro.

                I've been up & down that road before myself,
                and I've figured out that Cancer is a manifstation of the devil himself.

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                I doubt we'll see either of their likes again".

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                • #9

                  Sorry to hear the news. I lost my mother and grandmother within 3 years of each outher. My mother died 5 months after being diagnosed at the age of 50. Our hearts go out to you and his family. Our deepest sympathy !
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                  • #10
                    My Condolences.
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